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One of the professors at Yale has introduced the lecture system of recitations, if such a thing can be, in which "the student prepares himself on the prescribed lesson, but at the appointed hour does not recite it. On the contrary, the professor recites - that is, he goes over it and elucidates it, making it fully comprehensible for the dullest." At the conclusion of each month a strict examination is given on the work gone over during the month. The plan is said to meet with much favor both with the faculty and students. The plan seems to be very similar to the one pursued by most of the instructors at Harvard, supplemented by numerous hour examinations.

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